Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup teased forward of July 18 reveal

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Mercedes-Benz is prepped and able to reveal its X-Class, a
mid-size pickup truck previewed final fall by a
idea of the identical identify.

The reveal is coming July 18 and to construct pleasure Mercedes
has launched a teaser video that gives just a few glimpses on the
automobile.

The video, plus our
spy photographs of prototypes, suggests the manufacturing X-Class
will likely be a bit extra butch than the modern idea. The brief clip
additionally reveals a chunky sports activities bar behind the cabin in addition to
LED taillights with a vertical sample.

This isn’t a life-style providing we’re speaking about however a
critical workhorse full with a stay rear axle. Underpinning
it’s the rugged body-on-frame platform discovered within the newest
Nissan NP300 Navara. Nissan alliance companion Renault has its
personal pickup based mostly on the platform, dubbed the Alaskan.

Nonetheless, the Benz truck ought to be a bit extra luxurious than the
commonplace pickup choices on this class. Or will it? A few of
immediately’s vans are rolling examples of pricey extra. A
top-spec pickup has extra leather-based than your common E-Class,
and, fortunately, sufficient cupholders to maintain your crew from
calling a rise up.

Sadly, Mercedes will not promote the X-Class in the US,

a minimum of for now. You possibly can thank prohibitive taxes on
pickups made exterior the nation. Manufacturing for the X-Class is
confirmed for vegetation in Barcelona, Spain and Cordoba,
Argentina.

Potential rivals embody the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger,
Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen Amarok, plus the aforementioned
associated fashions from Nissan and Renault.

Keep tuned for the reveal.

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